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Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea

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Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea

Shoeburyness is a town in southeast Essex, England, situated at the mouth of the river Thames Estuary. It is within the borough of Southend-on-Sea, and is situated at the far east of the borough, around 3 miles east of Southend town centre. It was an urban district of Essex from 1894 to 1933, when it became part of the county borough of Southend-on-Sea. The eastern terminus of the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway (c2c line) is at Shoeburyness railway station.
Administrative CountySouthend-on-Sea
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ9384
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01702
Population19,991 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea has been known in the past

Shobery Nesse ~ Shoebury Fort

Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Shoeburyness, vil. with ry. sta., South Shoebury par., Essex, 3 m. SE. of Southend and 45 E. of London; P.O., T.O.; has extensive artillery barracks at Shoebury Fort, and is a station for artillery practice; a large brickfield gives employment to numbers of the inhabitants.

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